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Prenatal Pot Use Impacts Kid’s Future Mental Health

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Expectant mothers who smoke pot in pregnancy could increase their baby’s risk for mental or emotional problems later in childhood, a new study finds. Marijuana use during pregnancy was associated with a host of problems in the preteen years, researchers report. Children exposed… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for AUGUST 28, 2020: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Suicide Risk and Mood Disorders in Women in the Postpartum Period: a Longitudinal Study. de Avila Quevedo L, Scholl CC, de Matos MB, da Silva RA, da Cunha Coelho FM, Pinheiro KAT, Pinheiro RT.  Psychiatr Q. 2020 Aug 18. The odds of postpartum suicide risk were 6.50 (95% CI: 2.73; 15.48) higher in mothers with… Read More »

Infant sleep problems can signal mental disorders in adolescents – study

Specific sleep problems among babies and very young children can be linked to mental disorders in adolescents, a new study has found. A team at the University of Birmingham’s School of Psychology studied questionnaire data from the Children of the 90s, a UK-based longitudinal study which recruited pregnant mothers of 14,000 babies when it was set up almost… Read More »

The Pandemic’s Mental Toll: More Ripple Than Tsunami

The psychological fallout from the coronavirus pandemic has yet to fully show itself, but some experts have forecast a tsunami of new disorders, and news accounts have amplified that message. The World Health Organization warned in May of “a massive increase in mental health conditions in the coming months,” wrought by anxiety and isolation. Digital… Read More »

BabyDoc launch #Askheragain campaign for World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

The Baby Doc Parenting community have today launched their new campaign, #Askheragain, to mark World Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from May 4 to May 10. World Maternal Mental Health Awareness The objective of this campaign is to raise awareness about common mental health issues women face while pregnant, or in the first year… Read More »